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Descriptor English:   Optic Neuritis 
Descriptor Spanish:   Neuritis Óptica 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Neurite Óptica 
Synonyms English:   Anterior Optic Neuritides
Anterior Optic Neuritis
Neuritides, Anterior Optic
Neuritides, Optic
Neuritides, Posterior Optic
Neuritides, Retrobulbar
Neuritis, Anterior Optic
Neuritis, Optic
Neuritis, Posterior Optic
Neuritis, Retrobulbar
Neuropapillitides
Neuropapillitis
Optic Neuritides
Optic Neuritides, Anterior
Optic Neuritides, Posterior
Optic Neuritis, Anterior
Optic Neuritis, Posterior
Posterior Optic Neuritides
Posterior Optic Neuritis
Retrobulbar Neuritides
Retrobulbar Neuritis  
Tree Number:   C10.292.700.550
C11.640.576
Definition English:   Inflammation of the optic nerve. Commonly associated conditions include autoimmune disorders such as MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, infections, and granulomatous diseases. Clinical features include retro-orbital pain that is aggravated by eye movement, loss of color vision, and contrast sensitivity that may progress to severe visual loss, an afferent pupillary defect (Marcus-Gunn pupil), and in some instances optic disc hyperemia and swelling. Inflammation may occur in the portion of the nerve within the globe (neuropapillitis or anterior optic neuritis) or the portion behind the globe (retrobulbar neuritis or posterior optic neuritis). 
Indexing Annotation English:   SMON (Subacute Myelo-Optico-Neuropathy) is indexed here + MYELITIS + SYNDROME
See Related English:   Neuritis
 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   27729 
Unique Identifier:   D009902 

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